Flydubai's inaugural flight departed from Dubai International's Terminal 2 yesterday morning on its way to Beirut, marking "an opening of the skies for low-cost travel to and from the Emirate," the startup said. The 737-800, operating as FZ157, carried 189 passengers and arrived in Lebanon a little more than 3.5 hr. later. "Today will always be remembered as the day Dubai took an important step towards more accessible and more affordable travel," CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith said. "A lot of hard ...

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